ILFORD Film Stock Reviews


ILFORD HP5 PLUS vs Kodak Tri-X 400 at EI 1600 in the Moscow Metro with the Mamiya 7II

I highly recommend the Moscow Subway Metro. As someone who loves spending time exploring underground, this was perhaps an unexpected highlight of my 2019 trip …

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Film Notes: Current high-speed films, ILFORD Delta 3200 Professional and Kodak T-MAX P3200 - by Simon King and Andrew Blowers

Film Notes: Current high-speed films, ILFORD Delta 3200 Professional and Kodak T-MAX P3200 – by Simon King and Andrew Blowers

I’ve often described how I think that people looking for a different “look” from film would be better suited exposing and developing in a different …

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An on-the-cheap private investigation into European BW films: ORWO or Kentmere to be or not to be?

An on-the-cheap private investigation into European BW films: ORWO or Kentmere, to be or not to be?

The whole idea behind this article started as I was looking into finding a “daily” use black and white film, on the cheap, so that …

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Cover - Comparing ACROS 100, Delta 100 Pro and T-MAX 400

Comparing Fuji NEOPAN 100 ACROS, ILFORD Delta 100 Professional and Kodak T-MAX 100 – by Dan Marinelli

This whole project started when I realized I had been blindly allegiant to certain black and white films for a number of years without any particular rhyme or reason.

Long Exposure Test - ILFORD PAN F+ - EI: 50 - Aperture: f/11 - Shutter: 80s

Long exposure film tests part one: ILFORD PAN F+, ILFORD FP4+, ILFORD Delta 100 Professional – by Toni Skokovic

Long exposure film photography is a technique central to my currently ongoing photography project, Where We Meet.

Capturing the smooth extensions of water movement, contrasted with static elements of the shoreline is the key to this visual narrative.

Developing film beaker and thermometer

Cheatsheet: ILFORD FP4 PLUS development times – EI 100 to EI 6400

Over the years I’ve built up a large bank of development times and schemes for many black and white films, old and new;

Ilford Delta 400 Professional shot at EI25600

Black and white film high EI shootout part 2: Kodak Tri-X 400, T-MAX 400 and ILFORD HP5 PLUS, Delta 400 at EI 25600

The high EI shootout is back for part two: the pushening.

Poorly executed references to the terrible sequel that was Highlander 2 aside, I’m hoping that you’ll find this extension of part one just as informative as the first and

Claw - ILFORD HP5 PLUS shot at EI 12800. Black and white negative film in 120 format shot as 6x6. Push processed 5 stops.

Black and white film high EI shootout part 1: Kodak Tri-X 400, T-MAX 400 and ILFORD HP5 PLUS, Delta 400 at EI 12800

A few months ago I wrote a post about experimenting with pushing Kodak Tri-X from ISO 800 to 12800.